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Joint employers potentially liable for involvement in co-joint employer’s worker misclassification, but no private right of action
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

California employers may be responsible for their involvement in a co-joint employer's willful misclassification of employees, but the associated


Employee’s California wage and hour class action continues, Texas forum selection clause unenforceable for public policy reasons
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

In Verdugo v. AlliantGroup, L.P., a California appeals court disregarded a forum selection clause requiring a California employee to pursue her wage


Employer’s motive, not confirmed knowledge of accommodation need, is basis of religious accommodation violation
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

Federal anti-discrimination laws ("Title VII") prohibit an employer from refusing to hire a candidate to avoid accommodating a suspected, but


LinkedIn Reference Search not subject to Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

Finding that LinkedIn's "Reference Search" function was not subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), a Northern California federal district


Prevailing FEHA defendant not entitled to litigation costs unless Plaintiff’s lawsuit lacked objective basis
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

The California Supreme Court in Williams v. Chino Valley Independent Fire District affirmed the asymmetrical nature of litigation costs awards in


EEOC conciliation efforts subject to limited judicial review
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

In Mach Mining, LLC v. EEOC, the United States Supreme Court held that the conciliation efforts of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC


Discrimination plaintiff bound by oral release of claims despite later changing mind
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

In Aki v. University of California Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the plaintiff agreed to resolve his disability discrimination and failure


Ninth Circuit reviews enforceability of waiver of right to reemployment
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2015

Does California Business and Professions Code 16600 prohibit employees from waiving their right to reemployment with prior employers? The answer is


Terminating employee for calling boss a “nasty mother fker violated NLRA
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2015

In Pier Sixty, LLC and Hernan Perez and Evelyn Gonzalez, the National Labor Relations Board (the "NLRB" or the "Board") held that an employee's


WA industrial insurance applied to independent contractors who provided own specialized equipment
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2015

In B&R Sales v. Labor & Industries, a Washington appellate court affirmed the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals' decision that the at-issue